Michael Assad

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Michael Assad
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Candidate for
U.S. House, New Jersey, District 2
Campaign website
Michael Assad was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 2nd Congressional District of New Jersey. He was defeated in the primary.[1]


Assad is a school board member and political science student.[2]


Campaign themes


According to his website, Assad's campaign platform included the following issues:[3]

  • Term limits
  • Reduced involvement in labor negotiations
  • Domestic energy production and opposition to cap and trade legislation



See also: New Jersey's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

Assad ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent New Jersey's 2nd District. He sought the nomination on the Republican ticket,[4] and lost to incumbent Frank LoBiondo in the June 5 Republican primary.[1][5]

New Jersey's 2nd Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngFrank LoBiondo Incumbent 87.6% 20,551
Michael Assad 12.4% 2,914
Total Votes 23,465

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